Country walks

Walks for the week begining Saturday:

Ramblers’ Association Mid-Sussex Group (Inquiries 01273 833556)

Sunday July 17-11.10am- Circular from Horsted Keynes Meet British Legion car park in Hortsted Keynes. Bluebell Railway – Great Lywood Farm – Ardingly (pub lunch or picnic) – Brook House Farm – Little Oddynes Farm – Horsted Keynes Church. Leader Chris Bus route 270 from Haywards Heath Station 10 50 hrs 7 miles 0798 4247882

TQ 383282

Tuesday July 19 at 10am East Dean- Seaford (kittiwakes) – East Dean Meet at East Dean car park for bus to Seaford – Splashpoint (RSPB may be there with telescopes) Seaford Head – Cuckmere Haven – Brass Point – Gayles – East Dean. 514m of ascent and 483m of descent on good downland paths with breathtaking views of Kittiwakes and the Seven Sisters. Leader Peter L. NO DOGS PLEASE LINEAR WALK Please bring picnic lunch and perhaps plastic shoes should we wade the Cuckmere river. 9 miles 01444 415367 TV557977

Wednesday July 20 at 7.30pm Lindfield Circular.Meet at Lindfield Post Office Circular stroll around Lindfield. Leader Diane 2.75 miles 01444 450493 TQ347254

Ramblers’ Association (Sussex area) Arun-Adur Group (Inquiries 01903 695865)

Saturday July 16- Day walk – meet River Bridge Arundel (at roundabout A27 turn left ie: Ford Road - park in one of nearby side roads)Map Exp :121 GR: 014.068 @ 11am via River Arun/Binstead/Tortington Common Picnic 7 miles – Grade 1

Sunday July 17– Day walk -meet lane beside Pad Farm House (north of Sussex Pad Hotel North Lancing) Map Exp: 122 GR: 200.061 @ 11 am via Hoe Court/ Lancing Clump/Coombe Hill/Cuckoo’s Corner Picnic 7 miles – Grade 2

Ashington Ramblers (inquiries 01903 892998)

Meet at 10am Red Lion, Ashington on the second Monday of every month. For further information please ring the inquiry number above.

Holiday Fellowship (For further information contact walk leader as given)

Saturday July 16 Meet 10am Car Park of West Stoke Nature Reserve (GR 825088). Walk along tracks and grassland through Kingsley Vale. Woodlands and good views, some steep inclines and flint gullies, no shelter or civilisation. Contact Leader Margo 01903 606904. 6 miles

Sussex Pathfinders Rambling Club (Inquiries 0870 777 2307) Saturday 16 Jul 10:30am Wilmington Anniversary walk from 1994 8 miles Downs and farmland Explorer Map 123/TQ543042 Meet in Wilmington Car Park, 1Ú2 mile south of A27 down The Street. Walk via Long Man, Jevington (L), Polegate Windmill, Wilmington. Notes: There will be a stop at Polegate windmill with an opportunity to look round- there is a charge of £1 to view the windmill.

Sunday July 17 at 10am- Storrington 10 miles some hills and ridges Explorer Map 121/TQ084144 Meet in the Glebe Surgery car park off Monastery Lane, Storrington. We have permission to park, no charge. Monastery Lane is to the south of the A283, at the junction of the A283 and the B2139 (Amberley Road). The surgery is very near to the junction.Walk via Sullington Hill, SDW, Amberley (L picnic only), Parham Park, Cootham.

Horsham District Council Health Walks 01403 215169

Saturday,July 16: Meet at 2pm at Kithurst Hill car park (off Storrington to Amberley road, TQ 070125). Hilly circular walk to Amberley via the South Downs Way then along the banks of the River Arun to South Stoke. Free, just turn-up. Well-behaved dogs welcome. 7.4 miles.

Sunday, July 17: Meet at 10am in Kithurst Hill car park (off Storrington to Amberley road, TQ 070125). Hilly circular 9 ½ mile walk for the experienced over the downs to Burpham. Please bring refreshments. No dogs.

Monday, July 18: Meet at 7pm in lay-by 200 yards south of The Bull Inn, Mockbridge, Shermanbury on A281 (TQ 212179). Flat circular walk (some stiles) along the River Adur to Wineham. Expect mud. Free, just turn-up. No dogs. 5 miles.

Tuesday, July 19: Meet at 10am in Chequers Inn LH car park, Rowhook, near Horsham (TQ 123342). Flat circular walk including Roman Woods, Fishing Lakes & Sussex Border Path. Free, just turn-up. No dogs. 4 ½ miles.

Thursday, July 21 10am: Partridge Green going West, Free, park and meet at the Village Hall car park, Partridge Green, TQ190191. 5 ½ mile circular, fairly flat (some stiles), country walk. No dogs.